County Sligo Youth Theatre is seeking a dynamic and experienced Youth Theatre Director to:
- Facilitate a programme of drama/theatre workshops
- Co-ordinate and manage all activities in relation to the Youth theatre including the development and
implementation of policies and procedures.
- Provide leadership and strategic direction in relation to furthering the
artistic vision of the youth theatre.
County Sligo Youth Theatre is a vibrant, inclusive organisation, dedicated to developing County Sligo’s
Youth arts programme in the area of theatre/drama. The youth theatre is dedicated to developing
creativity and confidence in its members and delivers a year round programme for young people including workshops, at least one major play and a number of small productions.
The successful candidate will have :
- A minimum of two years work experience in theatre/drama/youth arts.
- Relevant experience of designing, delivering and leading youth theatre
- Commitment and passion to youth arts and knowledge of the youth theatre
- Excellent organisational and communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to think and act strategically.
- Ability to initiate projects and be self motivated.
This position is being offered on an initial contract for services basis, for a three year period, with one year probation. The renewal annually is dependant on the continued availability of funding. The
hours are approx 30 per week, which may include evening and weekend and some Bank Holiday work. The director reports to the Chair of the board of Sligo Youth Theatre.
For more information, see the website www.sligoyouththeatre.ie
Completed C.Vs. and letter of application should be sent for the attention of Stella Carroll email@example.com.
Closing date for applications is 13 April. Interviews will take place in May and are likely to be held over the weekend
Carlow Arts Festival - Éigse 2012 - CALL FOR ARTISTS
The Eigse Open Submission and Art Prize
Participants: Open to all artists
Criteria: Artists may submit up to two works in any medium
Selectors: Barbara Dawson (Director, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) with Brian Duggan (artist)
Exhibition Dates: Works selected will be exhibited in the Studio Gallery In VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art from Friday 8 June - Sunday 26 August 2012
Award: The Éigse Award will be presented for the ‘most outstanding
work in any medium’ at the Opening of the Festival on Friday 8 June 2012.
We would ask artists to consider the title ‘Civilizing the Wilderness’ as a broad curatorial theme for the Eigse 2012 Open Submission, which will be exhibited in the Studio Gallery in VISUAL. (In the adjacent Main. Gallery there will be a large-scale installation from artist and co adjudicator Brian Duggan comprising a number of elements including a replica 1890s Wyoming timber barn, inspired by Michael Cimino’s 1980 film Heaven’s Gate.)
Artists may submit up to two works in any medium, craft work is also encouraged. The maximum size for a wall mounted work is 12” x 12” (12 inches by 12 inches) and, if not wall-mounted, must be within the dimension.
Submission: Artists may submit original work or images – Please note that, where images are being submitted by email, they must be in .tif or .jpeg format at 300ppi resolution.
For further information and application form visit our website: